Both ARC and RAR files are compressed archives, just featuring different compression method. You can repack or thus convert one to another with any file manager / compression program that supports both of these formats. Alternatively you can decompress ARC in one program and use another software to create the RAR.
Convert ARC lossless data compression and archive format to WinRAR RAR compressed archive.
We have found 2 software records in our database eligible for .arc to .rar file format conversion.
Microsoft Windows software - convert arc to rar on Windows
ALZip is compression utility that supports about 40 archive file formats. ALzip can open ALZ, ACE, EGG, RAR, ZIP etc.. Also can open disk images, such as ISO and BIN, LCD. ALZip is able to recovery passwords in protected ZIP archives.
Convert from arc file
|Yes, ALZip supports arc file conversion as a source file type.||Yes||No||No||No||No||No||Yes|
to rar file
|Yes, ALZip supports rar file conversion as a target file type.||Yes||No||No||No||No||No||Yes|
The tables with software actions are a good pointer for what a certain program does with various file types and often may give users a good hint how to perform certain file conversion, for example the above-mentioned arc to rar. However, it is not perfect and sometimes can show results which are not really usable because of how certain programs work with files and the possible conversion is thus actually not possible at all.
FilZip will compress and decompress ACE, ARC, ARJ, BH, XXE, ZOO, ZIP, and others. FilZip includes a simple six-option context menu interface to unarchive files. Easily selected options include extracting in place, to a new directory, e-mailing or testing it. FilZip includes the many archive options expected in current tools.